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hyperthermophile

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noun hy·per·ther·mo·phile \ˌhī-pər-ˈthər-mə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

Definition of hyperthermophile

  1. :  an organism that lives in extremely hot environments (as hot springs) with temperatures around the boiling point of water

hy·per·ther·mo·phil·ic play \-ˌthər-mə-ˈfi-lik\ adjective


1988

First Known Use of hyperthermophile

1988


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